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Animating eco-education: To see, feel, and discover in an augmented reality-based experiential learning environment
Computers & Education Vol. 96, No. 1 (May 2016) pp. 72–82
An antagonistic relationship is traditionally seen as existing between eco-education and technology, with conventional instructional approaches usually characterized by a commentator guiding students in field learning. Unfortunately, in this passive ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2308–2314
Due to the significant advances in transportation, telecommunications and Internet, the whole world has integrated into a global village, with English as an international language. The advent of e-learning has excellent possibilities when applied to ...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 28, No. 1 (2015) pp. 58–80
This exploratory computer assisted-language learning (CALL) study used a computer-mediated communication (CMC) interface to allow English as a foreign language (EFL) writing students in classes at two universities to give each other anonymous peer...
Instructional Design Using an In-House Built Teaching Assistant Robot to Enhance Elementary School English-as-a-Foreign-Language Learning
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 6 (2015) pp. 696–714
This paper presents a design for a cutting-edge English program in which elementary school learners of English as a foreign language in Taiwan had lively interactions with a teaching assistant robot. Three dimensions involved in the design included (...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 62, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 209–226
EFL learners in Taiwan have a low-level communication ability because many learners are still not provided opportunities to use language for genuine communication in classrooms and receive insufficient language input due to the environment. This...
Effects of Web-based Cognitive Apprenticeship and Time Management on the Development of Computing Skills in Cloud Classroom: A Quasi-Experimental Approach
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 1–12
Web-based learning is generally a solitary process without teachers' on-the-spot assistance. In this study, a quasi-experiment was conducted to explore the effects of various combinations of Web-Based Cognitive Apprenticeship (WBCA) and Time...
Development of a Computer-Assisted Instrumentation Curriculum for Physics Students: Using LabVIEW and Arduino Platform
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 25, No. 3 (2016) pp. 427–438
We propose an integrated curriculum to establish essential abilities of computer programming for the freshmen of a physics department. The implementation of the graphical-based interfaces from Scratch to LabVIEW then to LabVIEW for Arduino in the...
Facilitating learners’ web-based information problem-solving by query expansion-based concept mapping
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 5 (Nov 03, 2014)
Web-based information problem-solving has been recognised as a critical ability for learners. However, the development of students’ abilities in this area often faces several challenges, such as difficulty in building well-organised knowledge...
Applied Psychological Measurement Vol. 37, No. 8 (November 2013) pp. 619–637
Many latent traits in the human sciences have a hierarchical structure. This study aimed to develop a new class of higher order item response theory models for hierarchical latent traits that are flexible in accommodating both dichotomous and...
What influences geography teachers' usage of geographic information systems? A structural equation analysis
Computers & Education Vol. 62, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 191–195
Understanding the usage of the geographic information system (GIS) among geography teachers is a crucial step in evaluating the current dissemination of GIS knowledge and skills in Taiwan's educational system. The primary contribution of this...
Facilitating Learners' Web-Based Information Problem-Solving by Query Expansion-Based Concept Mapping
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 5 (2014) pp. 517–532
Web-based information problem-solving has been recognised as a critical ability for learners. However, the development of students' abilities in this area often faces several challenges, such as difficulty in building well-organised knowledge...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 23–39
TransAsia Airway is one of the four domestic airlines in Taiwan. Taiwan has 13 domestic airports with the longest distance between two airports being about 400 kilometers. The domestic airline market is highly competitive. TransAsia decided to apply ...
Comparing the retention and flow experience in playing Solitary and Heart Attack games of San Zi Jing: A perspective of Dual Process Theory
Computers & Education Vol. 69, No. 1 (November 2013) pp. 369–376
Most educational games require high speed process; they require fast recognitions and accurate hand-eye coordination to play. Under this constraint, Dual Process theory (DPT) indicated players have different levels of cognitive process over...
Chi-Wei Lee; Jalin K. Huang; Wen-Shou Chou; Hsiang-Hao Sun; Tzu-Yang Yeh; Mei-Jing Huang; Hsuan-Ching Chen
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1548–1553
According to the design principles of tangible user interfaces, we developed a geometry learning game with a tangible user interface. The purpose of the game is to identify the geometric objects shown on screen and answer it with matching physical...